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Nickolas Gilbert Andrews

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 Nickolas Gilbert Andrew was 37 years old when he passed away, unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at Copper Landing Apartments, Airway Heights, Washington. His last days were spent with his family, and they were peaceful, fun, and loving. We will miss you Sunny  Bunny, Brother, Grandson, and nephew.

 Nickolas G. Andrew had close brothers and sisters that live homeless on the Streets of Spokane Washington/Airway Heights. He loved then like family and thanks to everyone for the loving words of Sympathy (family and friends) also that Attended and assisted in his Funeral Services* Lim-Lim

He was born December 20, 1985, at Coulee Community Hospital in Grand Coulee the Christmas Baby* (Star newspaper). Nickolas spent his life as a child in Nespelem, Washington, SR-155 mile marker 46, the old Cleparty Residence .

He moved to Okanogan County with his family to the M Bar J Trailer Ranch in Malott Washington, then Malott  Colville Tribal Hud Homes in Malott and to Shifflet Ranch by Leader Lake, and finally the Copper Landing Apartments in Airway Heights. 

Nickolas (was at times) living homeless in Okanogan County and Spokane, Washington.

He attended Nespelem Elementary, Malott School - 6th grade , Okanogan Jr/High School (Bull Pups & Bull Dogs).

 Nickolas worked at Omak Wood Products in Omak Washington, Food Bank at Union Gospel Mission in Spokane and Airway Heights Baptist Church Food Bank.

 Nickolas liked to read the Bible, paint, draw, go on walks wearing red and the Kansas City Chiefs Champs/Kingdom. He especially adored his nieces and nephews and family. He loved to gamble scratch cards, and goa to Quest Casino, and Spokane Tribes Casino.

 Nickolas follows the path into a life of love, hope, and never-ending love.

He was preceded in death by: sister Marcy Jan Andrews, dad Larry Andrews, and uncle Kenny Andrews, cousins, Patrick Yallup 2nd , Luke Buckminster, Albarin Cleparty, Frankie Jo Andrew, Tiffany Yallup, Sara Rief, David Michael Sivorot, Grandfather Gilbert Andrew Sr. and Grandmother Isabelle Irene Sam Cleparty, Grandfather Louie Andrews Sr. and Mavis Quiltnenock & Evelyn Thomas Andrews, Grandfather Clair Sivorot and Grams Gladys Sivorot, Grandmother Sara Mission, Grandmother Louise Bowman, and Grandfathers Raymond Sam 1st,  Sylvester Sam, Willam Rusty Sam, Eugene Sam Sr. Jerry Sam and Aleck Sam; Uncles: Ronnie Cleparty, Delbert Cleparty, Gilbert A. Cleparty Jr., Raymond Sam, and Michael Sam and Auntie Sherri Marler.

 He is survived by: Mother Emily Marie Cleparty (Andrews, Gleason) Sivorot and Father  Michael Claire Sivorot; Grandmothers: Angline Timentwa, Sharlene Sam, Kathleen Sam, and Geraldine Sam; Uncles: Alvie Cleparty, Louie Andrew Jr., Dan Sivorot, Darnell Sam, James Sam, Gene Sam Jr., Loren Sam, Adrian Sam, Francis Timentwa Sonny, Martin Timentwa, Brian Timentwa, Dan Sivorot, and Uncle Ron Nik; Aunts: Colleen Sivorot Rief, Diane Cleparty, Christine Buckminster, Linda Yallup, Lucy Finley, Annie Timentwa, Jolene Sam, Christine (Boo) Ferdine, Laurie Ferdine, Laurie Andrew, Terry Andrews, Colleen Sivorot Reif, and Linda Sivorot; numerous cousins on the Colville, Yakama, and Kalispel Reservations; sisters: Sarina LA Andrews, Antoinette Gleason, Janelle Gleason; niece/nephews Topanga Andrews Clark, Maleighah Yallup, Julianos Romeo Alexan, Patrick Yallup 3rd and other numerous nieces & nephews)

A wake was held Monday, April 3, at the Nespelem Longhouse with funeral services at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Father Jake Morton SJ officiated. Final resting place is at the Nespelem Cemetery.



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